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Māori Party letter to the Australian Prime Minister

Monday, 20 April 2015, 1:24 pm | The Maori Party

Tēnā koe Hon Tony Abbott, We write to you to voice our condemnation at the forced closure of Aboriginal communities in Australia as a result of your government’s policies. We ask that your government honour its obligations to Australia’s First ... More >>

Freedom at last for Teina Pora

Monday, 30 March 2015, 4:57 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is relieved that the Privy Council has cleared the final legal hurdle for Teina Pora who was wrongfully convicted of murder and sent to prison for 22 years. More >>

Māori Party committed to addressing whānau poverty

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 9:19 am | The Maori Party

As the only political party in the history of New Zealand politics to establish a Ministerial Committee on Poverty, the Māori Party remains committed to dealing with whānau poverty. More >>

Māori Party proud of recognition for founding co-leader

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 4:27 pm | The Maori Party

Founding Māori Party co-leader Hon Dame Tariana Turia will be presented with the Luther L. Terry Award for Exemplary Leadership in Tobacco Control at an international conference in Abu Dhabi this week. The American Cancer Society has selected Mrs Turia ... More >>

SPEECH: New Zealand Flag Referendum Bill First Reading

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 9:33 pm | The Maori Party

I am also pleased to be part of the cross-parliamentary team that has established to engage with this issue, to ensure the debate has integrity and that we put in place a process to create public confidence in the nature of the debate. But I want ... More >>

Māori Party congratulates England on standardised packaging

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 3:36 pm | The Maori Party

England has followed Ireland and Australia in passing legislation to reduce the appeal of cigarettes by introducing standardised packaging. “We think it’s a fantastic victory for public health in England and we ask our Government to show ... More >>

Debate on the Budget Policy Statement

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 12:12 pm | The Maori Party

MARAMA FOX (Co-Leader—Māori Party): Kia ora, e te Mana Whakawā. Nei rā te mihi atu ki a koe me te Whare**. Last week I was in Christchurch where in fact just about the whole of Māoridom was there, and there I witnessed the power and the magnificence ... More >>

Justice at last for Teina Pora and his whānau

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 9:04 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party says today is a great day for Teina Pora and those of his family who stood by him. More >>

Ireland shows the way with plain packaging tobacco law

Saturday, 28 February 2015, 2:54 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party congratulates the Irish Government for passing plain packaging tobacco legislation this week. More >>

Maori Party Focus On 2017

Friday, 27 February 2015, 9:11 am | The Maori Party

President Naida Glavish has announced that the Māori Party will not be fielding a candidate in the upcoming Northland by-election. More >>

Māori Party shocked by racist reaction to use of Ōkahu Bay

Monday, 23 February 2015, 12:47 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is pleased to see that Ngāti Whātua’s annual celebration of its tamariki at Ōkahu Bay was enjoyed by whānau this weekend despite some of the public reaction. More >>

Support for Computers in Homes programme welcomed

Monday, 23 February 2015, 8:57 am | The Maori Party

Support for Computers in Homes programme welcomed The Māori Party is pleased to see the Government will continue to fund Computers in Homes this year which was initiated by the Māori Party in 2009. The Government recently announced it will set aside ... More >>

Māori Party pays tribute to Celia Lashlie

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 8:41 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party mourns the loss of yet another national icon whose life was devoted to improving the lives of others. “Last week we lost two outstanding rangatira in Dr Apirana Mahuika and Tama Huata. Today I am equally saddened to hear of the ... More >>

Tribute paid to a visionary Māori performing arts leader

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 5:20 pm | The Maori Party

E te rangatira o te Whare Tapere o Ngāti Kahungunu, o te ao Māori hoki, haere. Haere ki ō mātua tīpuna noho mai hei whetū ki te rangi. Ko tō tātau pāpā, a Tākuta Apirana Mahuika hei hoa haere mōhau. E auē ana te Tairāwhiti, e auē ... More >>

The Māori Party mourns the loss of Dr Apirana Mahuika

Monday, 9 February 2015, 3:13 pm | The Maori Party

E te rangatira o Porou iwi, haere atu rā! Haere ki te huinga o te kahurangi ki Hawaiki nui, Hawaiki roa, Hawaiki pāmamao. Waiho mā ngā iwi koe hei mihi, hei tangi, hei tuku ki te kōpū o Papatūānuku. Ka auē te iwi Māori, ka auē te ao ... More >>

Social housing proposal falls short

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 10:53 am | The Maori Party

While the Māori Party welcomes some of the social housing proposals announced yesterday, it believes much more needs to be done to provide healthy and affordable homes for whānau. More >>

RMA’s primary purpose must be to protect our environment

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 9:19 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party will always prioritise kaitiakitanga/guardianship of this country’s natural resources ahead of commercial development. More >>

Māori Party condemns Paris shooting

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 5:14 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party condemns the violent attack on the offices of the Charlie Hedbo newspaper in Paris. More >>

The trail-blazing political career of Tariana Turia

Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 12:33 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party co-leaders join others in congratulating the wahine toa from Te Tai Hau-a-Uru who has been appointed a Dame Companion in the New Years Honours List for her services as a Member of Parliament. More >>

Honouring individuals who serve our communities

Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 12:32 pm | The Maori Party

MEDIA STATEMENT Wednesday 31 December 2014 Honouring individuals who serve our communities The Māori Party celebrates the incredible contribution and sacrifices made by a noble cast of hundreds, honoured in the 2015 New Year’s Honours. “Topping the ... More >>



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